PRESS RELEASES

Press Releases July 11, 2017

Global Heritage Fund and Lindblad Expeditions to Offer Travel Opportunities to Heritage Sites

SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES (July 11, 2017) –After months of fruitful conversation, Global Heritage Fund (GHF) and Lindblad Expeditions (LEX) have announced that they will develop a series of exclusive, co-branded expeditions together. Guests on these expeditions will experience the extraordinary quality that is a hallmark of Lindblad Expeditions, while deepening their knowledge and appreciation…

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Press Releases January 18, 2017

Global Heritage Fund Meets with Head of Bahrain’s Authority for Culture and Antiquities to Discuss Safeguarding Arab Heritage

BAHRAIN (January 16, 2017) – During the meeting, HE Sheikha Mai bint Mohammed al Khalifa enjoined GHF and the ARC-WH to “keep the heritage of the Arab world in your hearts and at the center of your attention.” She asserted that the ARC-WH, which is based in Bahrain, must work in conjunction with Global Heritage…

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Press Releases December 09, 2016

Restoration of 17th-Century Manor House Nears Completion in Romania

With the support of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales and Global Heritage Fund UK, the Kálnoky Foundation has restored a 17th-century manor house in Transylvania as part of the project ‘Heritage Initiative – The Museum of Transylvanian Life.’

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Press Releases December 04, 2016

‘Dye Room’ Project Exploring Guizhou’s Textile and Natural Dye Techniques Featured at Beijing Design Week

ATLAS Studios, with support from Global Heritage Fund, presented the ‘Dye Room’ at the Beijing Design Week to showcase the traditional crafts of the Dong people of Guizhou.

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Press Releases December 01, 2016

GHF’s ‘Sacred Granaries’ Project Featured During COP22 in Fez, Morocco

Project director Dr. Salima Najji filmed 360-degree footage of the granaries at Amtoudi and Id Issa, which was featured at an event during the COP22 climate summit in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Press Releases November 15, 2016

Global Heritage Fund Hosts Event on Role of Technology in Heritage Preservation at Autodesk Gallery

The event featured a virtual reality experience of Ciudad Perdida, Colombia and a screening of director Tim Slade’s film Destruction of Memory, and was followed by a panel discussion of the many roles technology can play in the heritage sector. 

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Press Releases November 07, 2016

Global Heritage Fund and ARC-WH Host Testing Workshop in Bahrain for AMAL in Heritage Mobile Application

The early version of the application was released to select group of heritage professionals for testing and design feedback.

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Press Releases September 16, 2016

GHF Travels to Hong Kong to Inaugurate Affiliate Organization, Present at Asia Society

Trip to China will enhance GHF’s global capacity and spread awareness of GHF’s work in China HONG KONG, CHINA (September 16, 2016) – Global Heritage Fund senior staff is traveling to Hong Kong this coming week to inaugurate a new affiliate organization, GHF Asia Ltd., and present on GHF’s work in China at…

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Press Releases July 01, 2016

Global Heritage Fund Joins Effort to Safeguard Cultural Heritage at Cottbus University Colloquium

The event at Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus aimed to develop principles around safeguarding cultural heritage after armed conflict.

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Press Releases April 18, 2016

ICOMOS France’s Secretary General and Yale University Highlight AMAL in Heritage Program 

At Yale’s “Culture in Crisis” week, Secretary General Samir Abdulac spoke on the importance of conserving heritage through innovative programs and partnerships

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Press Releases March 11, 2016

UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Culture Makes Visit to Guizhou Province

By invitation of the state government, UNESCO envoy journeyed to three historic villages, including GHF project site

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Press Releases April 20, 2015

Global Heritage Fund Transitions into New Era of Preservation, Board Appoints Stefaan Poortman as Executive Director

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA (April 27, 2015) – Global Heritage Fund (GHF), a leading international conservancy that protects and preserves endangered cultural heritage sites in developing countries, today announced the appointment of Mr. Stefaan Poortman as the organization’s incoming Executive Director.

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Press Releases October 27, 2014

Private Screening of Dracula Untold Sponsored by NBCUniversal to Raise Funds for Global Heritage Fund’s Preservation Project in Transylvania

Saving the World’s Last Medieval Kingdom Private Screening of Dracula Untold Sponsored by NBCUniversal to Raise Funds forGlobal Heritage Fund’s Preservation Project in Transylvania October 27, 2014, London, United Kingdom – The film may be fictional, but just in time for Halloween, NBC Universal and Global Heritage Fund U.K. are planning to break…

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Press Releases November 19, 2013

The Prince of Wales Receives Supporters of ARTTA and the Global Heritage Fund to Celebrate the Carpathian Villages Preservation Project

Press Contact: Elinor Betesh GHF Public Relations 650-325-7520 ebetesh@globalheritagefund.org The Prince of Wales Receives Supporters of ARTTA and the Global Heritage Fundto Celebrate the Carpathian Villages Preservation Project The Prince of Wales’s reception follows William Blacker’s lecture atthe Royal Geographical Society on 18th November LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM (19th November 2013) – Global Heritage…

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Press Releases May 10, 2013

Global Heritage Fund and Prince Claus Fund Join Efforts to Protect World Heritage

Press Contact: Elinor Betesh GHF Press Relations 650-325-7520 ebetesh@globalheritagefund.org Global Heritage Fund and Prince Claus FundJoin Efforts to Protect World Heritage Partnership highlights critical need for investigation,emergency response and efficient planning NEW YORK, NY (May 10, 2013) – Global Heritage Fund (GHF), an international conservancy that protects and preserves world heritage sites in…

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Press Releases January 07, 2013

Global Heritage Fund Promotes<br />Dr. Vince Michael to Executive Director

Press Contact: Elinor Betesh GHF Press Relations 650-325-7520 ebetesh@globalheritagefund.org Global Heritage Fund Promotes Dr. Vince Michael to Executive Director Jeff Morgan, Founder and Decade-Long Executive Director, elected Vice Chairman PALO ALTO, CA (January 7, 2013) – Global Heritage Fund (GHF), an international conservancy that protects and preserves cultural heritage sites in developing countries,…

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Press Releases June 05, 2012

Global Heritage Fund Welcomes New Chief Conservation Officer and Board Chairman

Press Contact: Elinor Betesh GHF Press Relations 650-325-7520 ebetesh@globalheritagefund.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global Heritage Fund Welcomes New Chief Conservation Officer and Board Chairman Dr. Vincent Michael and Mr. Daniel K. Thorne Bring Decades of Critical Experience and Expertise to GHF Team PALO ALTO, CA (May 4, 2012) – Global Heritage Fund (GHF), an…

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Press Releases May 21, 2012

Global Heritage Fund and Durham University Release Report on Syria’s Damaged Cultural Heritage Sites

Press Contact: Elinor Betesh GHF Press Relations 650-325-7520 ebetesh@globalheritagefund.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global Heritage Fund and Durham University Release Report on Syria’s Damaged Cultural Heritage Sites “Damage to the Soul: Syria’s Cultural Heritage in Conflict” Documents Destruction of Ancient Sites as a Result of War and Conflict PALO ALTO, CA (May 21, 2012)…

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Press Releases May 03, 2012

Global Heritage Fund, Asia Society Host <br />“The Forum on Global Heritage in a Developing World: Focus on Asia”<br /> May 3, 2012, New York

Press Contact: Elinor Betesh GHF Press Relations 650-325-7520 ebetesh@globalheritagefund.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global Heritage Fund, Asia Society Host “The Forum on Global Heritage in a Developing World: Focus on Asia”May 3, 2012, New York PALO ALTO, CA (May 3, 2012) — Global Heritage Fund (GHF), an international conservancy devoted to saving endangered cultural…

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Press Releases May 03, 2012

Global Heritage Fund Releases New Report Featuring 10 of Asia’s Most Endangered Cultural Heritage Sites

Press Contact: Elinor Betesh GHF Press Relations 650-325-7520 ebetesh@globalheritagefund.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global Heritage Fund Releases New Report Featuring 10 of Asia’s Most Endangered Cultural Heritage Sites “Asia’s Heritage in Peril” Also Documents Threats to Developing World’s $100 Billion Economic Growth Opportunity PALO ALTO, CA (May 3, 2012) – Global Heritage Fund (GHF),…

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